Intel Xeon Platinum 8260Y Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Xeon Platinum 8260Y has 24 cores with 48 threads and is based on the 2. gen of the Intel Xeon Platinum series. The processor uses a mainboard with the LGA 3647 socket and was released in Q2/2019. The Intel Xeon Platinum 8260Y scores 1,128 points in the Geekbench 5 single-core benchmark. In the Geekbench 5 multi-core benchmark, the result is 19,402 points.
Intel Xeon Platinum 8260Y

At a glance

Name: Intel Xeon Platinum 8260Y
Family: Intel Xeon Platinum (89)
CPU group: Intel Xeon Platinum 8200/9200 (21)
Architecture: Cascade Lake
Technology: 14 nm
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 2
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Xeon Platinum 8260Y has 24 CPU cores and can calculate 48 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Intel Xeon Platinum 8260Y is 2.40 GHz (3.90 GHz). The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor and is an important performance indicator.

CPU Cores / Threads: 24 / 48
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 24x
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 2.40 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 3.90 GHz
Turbo Frequency (24 Cores): 2.40 GHz

Memory & PCIe

The processor can use up to 1024 GB memory in 6 (Hexa Channel) memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 140.7 GB/s. The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the system.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
DDR4-2933
140.7 GB/s
Max. Memory: 1024 GB
Memory channels: 6 (Hexa Channel)
ECC: Yes
PCIe: 3.0 x 48
PCIe Bandwidth: 47.3 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the processor is 165 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually gives a rough idea of the actual power consumption of the CPU.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 165 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --

Technical details

The Intel Xeon Platinum 8260Y is made in 14 nm. The smaller the manufacturing process of a CPU, the more modern and energy-efficient it is. Overall, the processor has 35.75 MB cache. A large cache can greatly speed up the processor's speed in some cases such as games.

Technology: 14 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: LGA 3647
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 35.75 MB
AES-NI: Yes
Operating systems: Windows 10, Linux
Virtualization: VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, AVX-512
Release date: Q2/2019
Release price: --
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

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Benchmark results

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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
Intel Xeon Platinum 8280 Intel Xeon Platinum 8280
28C 56T @ 4.00 GHz
1130
Intel Xeon Gold 5218R Intel Xeon Gold 5218R
20C 40T @ 4.00 GHz
1129
Intel Xeon Gold 5220R Intel Xeon Gold 5220R
24C 48T @ 4.00 GHz
1129
Intel Xeon Platinum 8260Y Intel Xeon Platinum 8260Y
24C 48T @ 3.90 GHz
1128
Intel Xeon Platinum 8280L Intel Xeon Platinum 8280L
28C 56T @ 4.00 GHz
1128
Intel Xeon E3-1230 v5 Intel Xeon E3-1230 v5
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
1128
Intel Xeon Gold 6246R Intel Xeon Gold 6246R
16C 32T @ 4.10 GHz
1127

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
AMD Ryzen 9 7945HX AMD Ryzen 9 7945HX
16C 32T @ 2.50 GHz
19472
Intel Core i9-13900 Intel Core i9-13900
24C 32T @ 5.30 GHz
19422
Intel Core i9-13900F Intel Core i9-13900F
24C 32T @ 5.30 GHz
19422
Intel Xeon Platinum 8260Y Intel Xeon Platinum 8260Y
24C 48T @ 2.40 GHz
19402
Intel Core i7-14700F Intel Core i7-14700F
20C 28T @ 5.30 GHz
19394
Intel Core i7-14700 Intel Core i7-14700
20C 28T @ 5.30 GHz
19394
Intel Xeon Gold 6248R Intel Xeon Gold 6248R
24C 48T @ 3.00 GHz
19328

Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD Ryzen 7 3700U AMD Ryzen 7 3700U
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
367
AMD Ryzen 7 3750H AMD Ryzen 7 3750H
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
367
AMD Ryzen 7 3780U AMD Ryzen 7 3780U
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
367
Intel Xeon Platinum 8260Y Intel Xeon Platinum 8260Y
24C 48T @ 3.90 GHz
366
Intel Core i5-10400T Intel Core i5-10400T
6C 12T @ 3.60 GHz
366
Intel Xeon Platinum 8256 Intel Xeon Platinum 8256
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
366
Intel Xeon Platinum 8260 Intel Xeon Platinum 8260
24C 48T @ 3.90 GHz
366

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